Hiawatha Bike Trail opens Friday

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The scenic Hiawatha Trail off of Interstate 90 near the Idaho-Montana line that follows the Old Milwaukee Railroad bed opens for the season tomorrow.

It is open seven days a week through Sept. 22. Trail hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The trail features the 1.6-mile St. Paul/Taft tunnel built in 1908. There are nine total tunnels and seven trestles.

Trail passes and rental bikes and helmets are available at Lookout Pass Ski area about 5 miles to the west of the trailhead. Bikers need lights with 300 to 400 lumens for the tunnels.

There are 50 historical markers along the 15-mile trail.

The all-downhill ride is appropriate for individuals and families of all ages. Children ages 5 and up who know how to ride a bike around the neighborhood have finished this gravel trail on fixed-speed bicycles.

Trail passes are $12 for adults and $8 for kids ages 6 to 13.

Information: www.RideTheHiawatha.com, 208-744-1301

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